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__SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 10-15 Navy Explains Use Of Rockets New Type Weapon Not Designed To Replace Guns, Hussey Says WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 lUP) — Rockets .'mce were used to ec]e- In'alc our Day of Independence, now lliey are being used to keep ,'\us from losing 11. ••' The chief of the Navy's Bureau of Ordnance, Hear Admiral George Hussey, reveals tlie new role rotk- ets nre playing in wiu'fare in n paper written for Unlloit Press. Hist of all, Hussey rays thai lockets will not replace funs, 'i'lie new type weafon is designed l complement, rather than replace other forms of firepower. T3otli rockets and KUIIS have same purpcse, lo smash the ciirim by delivering a pwjccliU' en the target. Each has its own limits of ranee, accuracy, velocity and rate of fire. Hussey explains Ilial ;i HUH ecu fire with greater vploi'ity, .sending shells spinning into tliti air faster lhan any rocket can travel. Bui its ranee is shorter and its recoi heavier. A rocket, on the othei hand, can lie mounted easily 01 a plane because there is prncli cally no recoil. The naval chief says that gun: arc more accurate. Hut rockets, he adds, can make o ^ood close- in barrage to (.Tver luntlinu operations where bombs might easiiy miss the pin-point (.argot. Hussey says the Navy considers rockets so.essential i'> future operations, that it is calling for n 3QO-p:'r cent production increase in the next few mouths. By the end of 1945 they hope lo he put- tins; out rockets at GOO per will of the production (Hiring the first months of the year. LOOKING AfftAD w«to««i i Negro Is Given Death Sentence Will Die On March 2 For Slaying Planter In Mississippi COVIUINMKNT KKIU'l'K Kxcess Is a bad tiling; everybody against it. Every time the word ,s mentioned it brings up recol- eclions of paying excess baggage on n trunk, or recalls some friend whose doctor has warned him lo <lic in the electric chair March against excess fat or excess sugar. 2 for the murder of Hal I'lirchnnin, Kxcess" always makes you think " Mississippi plnnter. of something that's fine iii modern-1 A circuit court jur.y delibntited tlon but very bad, dangerous, sinful ° nl - v 47 »ilinites late Thmsdiiy be- CLARKSDALE. Miss., Jail. 27 (UP)—A Negro has been sentenced maybe, if lucre is any extra. II would hnvc been H good tiling | for Hie Unlled Stales and every- noily In il, il the man who first said "excess profit," hud used a term' that niciinl exactly someUiIni!. Excess baggage Is everything over 150 pounds, of course, and doctors know precisely what excess sugar Is when they find it. but what is excess profit? Who knows what it is? Quito often it is the unfair use of an ugly word. Taxed ul 95 I'cr Ccnl There Is such n thing as excess fore arriving nt a verdict. Tile Negro, 25-yeav-old Arlluir denied (lint, he had any of committing murder. The slorv Casey told ran some thing like Hits: He mel his wife whom lie hadn't the scene of Pa'rchin;in's dciitl: around Coahoma. The two hart nv approached from his rear and asked what he was doing. Cuscy continued thai he cuuld no[ sec whether the man was bluck 01 profit, without a doubt; easier to,white, bill hmgc<| out at him un<' recognize than define. What the gov- struck Hie stranger, lie maitilalne.i eminent calls excess profit how- j thai he did not, think he had so- ever, may not always Ire loo much.! riously hurt tlie other man aix I think everybody has n right to'[''^t '^ soon left ttie scene, yelling I another Nc- a know just what it is that corpora-1 lnt ° a11 automobile o lions earn and then have to pay 05 8ro, Isidore Dorrey. cents out of every dollar back to 5 1 Ihc government in a special tax. Tl /** °{JL ^ JL I he Gimfy Get The Book From BLYTHEV1LLK COURIER NEWS WASHINGTON Ramifications of Murray Bill m' I'KTiT, rusoN WASHINGTON, 1). c., Jan. 25.— Miiiilitiia. Si'ii;iwr James K. Mnr- ay's- highly i-ontrovi'vslul "ever- :u>rni»l economy" bill, ofliclally llled "The l-'ull Kiiipioymcnt Hill of 19-15," h:is just been introduced n the new Congress iitlei 1 a com- ilele job of overhauling mid rewriting. , When .Senators Murray, Trillium and lievercoml) |,m (lie Idea for Hits bill in a ivpnn submitted to tigress luM Deivmber;'' thC-lf"'pur- liose was nil-rely to sliinuln'fc discussion of tlu'lr original coiu'i'pl ot prepailn:; im nmmnl budget, for tho nlii'o national eeuiioiuy. private well as public, and then trying to sianclhlni; about it. I't I hi- bill I'iislly beoomos one of lie iniijur objectives of the new COHKI-CSS mill as sue.U II Is \vorth some careful Mudy. "uiciN.vi, I'ljitrosi: AMI-:NI)I:I) Tlir statement of purpose of ih 1 .' original bill wns "to I'.-ilr national pulley and piogram fin assuring oimljmiliig full employ- ineiit." The purpose of the rt'\lse<' bill is slated by nddtug lo tin: abovi "In 11 lice competitive economy through tin" concerted olforts j! indti.siry; ngriniltuiv. labor, slah nnd K)!>fii 'governments and tin federal" jjoh'i'miiHil." This Import ant dlfU'MFiico Is innde to calm tin feais uf businessmen who KOI th' idea Hun Cougre.ss was about n cmbnrk on some radical social IT form in which it would gnaraiilo. •nieni, niiiioHimltlo.i liv ivonjv- ill niolllloll nl "I'.llai'allli'olliu" 1 <ibs ami Hit [Ih i spei'llylni; lli.n :ill ;overimienl clforts to prevent im- niploymeiit belovo it happens nni:pt if routined tn Hllimilittliiii pilva'e nveslmeni ami i'<mlrlbuliii|> in (hi- latlonal wallh. This Is Intruded ID ule out all NVl'A and leal-rukln;! iiojeds. 'Itmi'ih U\v hill M-eV.:-, lull em- iiloymenl. no menttini Is mnile "f .lunraiilcelna nil nininn ^i :im- olh- or spi'clllr. number ul juh:; hi far 1 , the 1)111 v/imld limit llie puiu-y -if the i:.iv< mmciu In providing' jni) opportunities ler iinly tbuse "Americans v.'lio have llnl'hi-cl their solinuthu! ami do nut have dully linuivhiild resiion/Hnllt !,'.<;." In iilli- er words, no Job npivn hniiiy loi women nnd kills wlm don't need :i and no 1'iirdu;' ol a brealjip .it lln jiveal Aimnu-an iiniiie lust fm- th> rnho of eremite; t"Hs \w nil milltui pt'opli 1 when ilieiv invn'l thai iiiiinj IH'Opte liredt'H! jobs, Sennlors nnd 15 liepresenlatlves to receive from the President his an- uial c.slliniitC'S on the national uco- niiny. Tills Julnl committee woiilil ic rcqulied to iiresenl lo the Ccn- ITKN an iinmuil bill which would n effect add up nil peelers ot the uilional economy, prlvalo as well is governmental, ami recommend a .ii'llunal policy for dealing with (he. •ountry's Itiianclal and employment well-behiK, This svould Insure an unnnal or even more frequent de- liate in Cunuress on nallonnl ceo nlc policy imd It is Intended lo lend lo thi! iiUiipllmi of a fiscal policy which wnulii seek lo prevent Inflation as well i,s depression, thus i omrlhiilluf: to tlie malnloniincc ol national "ei'ei noi'innl economy, Discussion developed immi'illnli'ly and in quaiKily, lull and cold. From all (ho rrhklMiis inatmal was obtained for n'dradms the hill in (he form in which il Is iu>w before Connies. In (hi- redrafting, Sena- Kirs Hubert !•'. W;I;;IHT of New York, Flbcri n. Tliomns of Utah and jcsi'iMi c. o'Mahoncy of Wyoming playi'd imjxivliuit parts nnd the revised bill has been introduced with the barking of these three jobs ID everyone, count happiness or hard times, In lUscusslni; the revised Full Kmiiloymcnt Hill, Hcnn- tor Murray ipiotc.s from and fii- ci"i.ses Ciovenior Dewey'.s Han Frun- clveo Ciimpaii;n speech of last !>op- tcinurr in which Hie Hrpubllcan r-rcsldcntlal c-andidate slnlcd that the i;ovciumeiit's (list job Is l» create Job oppiutmillh's \vlK'n thcic nre noi encuyll private jabs lei i;u mound. KcniUor Murray innkes clem 1 Ilia Ills IjlH h no "j.ili iuuli;! 1 !" liHl n II was ol it;ln;Uly mlMimlriMued '< be In much of ilv HVM, eoimiient. mill as .Seimlnr Hubert A, Tun ot Ohio elltl.-l7l'cl II n:; belli;; l u his recent Now York :;pm-h. The iMitniiy- Wiiuni'r- 'l'liiim;is- O'Malionc'y bill, a.s i! nuisl nnw In- lilcnlilli'd, -,v(Hil(l pri>\ii!e for a Inrreac'hlm: ami fiiiidniiieniat relmm as well as Kenalor Murray. Hacked Mmray's ne.v 1)111 limits liils bisllof Ouiisrc.v, ihiuu'ili ii'. pu'piviiil in by this iinptataiii Keiiiilorial qmii 1 - rcsurt government aid crcullni; em- | ciiMlc a jclni cominlllre »l 15 Slayer's Mother Seeks Clemency In London Crime IIOSTON. .inn. L!7 tUI 1 )—A heart broken mother has sent a cable lirini! lo the British lionui M'cretnrj pleading tor her son's life, !ihe I he niolhi'r ot I'vl. Karl UiilU' ivhn lins been .sviileiiceil with i 111-ycar-cild strlii-leiise [lancer, liaiiu for the murder of a landoi eitlible in a holdup. Hut the sol dlor'fl 12-yeiir-nld wife failed ' Join his mother hi (he plen ID,til (ilfU'lal, \vlin Is I lie lasl resoii fc cienu-ncy in llrllaln. Head Courier News Want Ads. DeMille Stands • . at in Dispute With A. F. of L . r HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 27 ,(UP) — Mcrun movie producer Cecil B. Ui-Mllli! says he'll carry his fight vlth the AF of I, Radio Artists inloti to (lie Supreme Court if nec- -san'. Briefly DeMllle's quarrel with the ' intun centers around his refusal to >ay a one-tlnllar UKsessmcnt which' claims vin« for use. Jn politics. ' And the producer contends that Is violation of his rights as a clt-- /en. •• ' ' •• •• • Thursday a Supreme Court rul? ! Ing upheld the union's ' riijlit, to suspend (lie producer for falling to: :mlo up the (tolliir.. And that nti- lomatlciilly forces his radio sliow , iff the air, because unless the..dollar Is paid Do.Mllle • cnn't brotid- cast. >- ... :-- -- - . lleMille says he'd nvlhcrjoso Hip Job, and Us jciy chock In four (ig- urc.s lhan pay the asse.ssiiient. .In hl.s words: .-•.- •• . "Tin 1 priuclplos of American clt- Izc'iishlp arc move Important than the Hiryo sahiry involved,". Hy AlAK.fOHHi I! JIOORE United 1'rcss Staff Corresiiondcnt CLEVELAND (UP)—Judge Mary B. Grossman, a tiny, sweet-faced but miliiant feminist, a terror to Cleveland murderers, gamblers, thieves, alcoholics, social outcasts, wife-bcaiers : and, yes, even altor- ncys. Celebrating her 21st year on the Municipal Court bench. Judge Grossman recalled recently that she was so small when she took up her judiciary duties that "I had io I sit on a hii'^e record bonk lo got my I chin over the top of the desk." K-j'.VL'ver. !v;r pctitcness anj sex I hnvc not kept her from becoming | Cleveland's most formidable judge. Doesn't Ask, Give l-'nvovs Upon taking office. Miss Gross- 1 man—one of the two first women admitted to Ihc American Bar I Assn., in 1912—said: "I shall act | as a judjje and not a woman, ask- no favors and granting, none— a woman." She has kept her I word. , For "numbers" men, racketeers, I bookmakers and policy boys she lias j no mercy. "GamWing is against | Ihe law," she maintains. "The law the law and circumstances do I not alter cases." Gamblers and I their lawyers try every dodge pos- I sible to avoid her rigid court, where {maximum sentences arc dealt out I freely. Miss Grossman believes War Mo- Ibilizalion Divcclor James P. Byrnes' I ban on racing is the best move lie I ever made. "No\v maybe some of I those parasites will RO to work," she (said. riosgiiiff for Wife-Iiealcrs Another creature firmly dealt I with by Judge Grossman is the wife-beater. Last summer, the 05- year-old woman jurist—a spinster | herself went so far as to advocate I public flogging for men who used | their wives as punching bags. Always a cni-SJider. Miss Gross- I man, who is reportedly equal lo 100 1 policcmc.!!, carries on one-man cam- I paigns for better handling ol moral and mental delinquents whom she I frequently finds on the other sid I of her desk. The lirsl woman judge ol a nior- I als court In the nation—to which she was appointed in 1926 — Miss Grossman has struggled to eliminate misdemeanors and to secure proper treatment for mentally and | physically diseased criminals. She has impressed on the com- I niunity the tact that the handling I of vice cases is a medical, socio- 1 logical and phychiatrical problem I as well as a legal one. Xo Other Ambition The Cleveland jurist has no further ambitions. She believes she I has a "full-slrctl job" on her hands I right now. "I could never he hap- I py in another job.' she said. "T guess I'm just curious by nalurc. I always want lo hear both sides of I the question." Admitting she studied law "just I because everyone else In the law office where 1 was employed as a secretary was doing so and I didn't want to be left behind." Miss I Grossman since has become more I enthusiastic about her career. She I has distinguishOrj herself as a cap- I able, inidcrstundins and strict law- enforcer by her record of luiim- I pcachablc honesty and devolion to | justice. Despite her reputation. Mary j Grossman—minus her horn-rimmed j glasses and judge's bench — is a I kind, gentle, soft-spoken woman 1 whose one extravagance Is the Snt- | ur<lay matinee. Dyersburg Base Will Be Under Third Air Force DYERSBURG, Tenn., Jan. 27 (UP)—The Dycrsburg Army Air ; Baf.c will be ur.dei the jurisdiction ; of the Third Air Force soon, will) headquarters at Tiimpn. pla. Col. William G. Lewis, commanding officer of the base, said the change would become fitoilnn in M ai-t)i. Consider this: The war choked out a few firms completely, but a majority kept going and soon found their sales swollen by war conditions. Costs increased too but, even so. most of p Ihem are making much bigger profits annually before laxes than they did in a good average year of business before the war. The 1940 tax law calls profits "excess" if they are greater in any one year than the average annual profits of 1936 through 1939. Gift From Government Along with increased costs, born of war. many big corporations enjoy economies also incidental lo war. Costs can usually come down wilh greatly increased volume, and many manufacturers are selling everything they make to the government, as fast as they can make it. Some are relieved entirely of sales expense and kindred expenses like merchandising, warehousing, detcri- oralion, elc. Business establishments with government conlracts do not offer much protest against a stiff tax on war profits. Business men are able to sec sense in it. They have generally Riven liberal disconnls to big-volume buyers whose orders keep plants Police who found I'aiehmau'sha'- tercd body on a roiulside after his death the night of Dec. 20 say he was beaten to death and [hen run over by one or more automobiles. The moon Is a dark object. It only appears brlfihl because of the sun's rays .shining on it. Tin: B,ir>0,OUO poultry farms of (he Unlled Klulos have ri total of more than -12:1,000,000 liens.' Lockers Are Increasing In Popularity There is tremendous interest in Arkansas for frozen food lockers as shown by the -10 per cent increase In the number of plants constructed in the state during 19t4. according to County Agent Keith Hllbrcy. Citing the advantages of refrigeration plants and frozen food lockers Mr. nilbrey points out that: Ul Mississippi County farmers produce on their farms the very products which arc conveniently stored in food lockers, including meat, poultry, vegetables, and frail. ('21 The high quality of food is retained when stored lu lockers. (Hi A saving of both money and work may be had by using frozen food lockers. (4) Locker storage provides an ample supply of delicious vitamin- busy and unit costs down. Govern- , rich food at all times. meiit is always a close buyer; price The disadvantages of frozen cuts to government departments are certainly notlung new. K.vcess Prices N'cxl Technically, Ihe excess profits taxes that corporations pay now are not price concessions because the firms actually get the money and pay'it'back later. It is almost precisely n rebate to the government for big purchases. The only difference is that our excess profits tax is a law. War contracts are worded lo cancel themselves the day war ends, but the tax law has lo be replaced by Congress. If our 95,per cent excess profits tax law is nol 'amended to end with the war, American manufacturers will have to keep on rebating the government after the government, quits buying. Selling and warchbus-' ing costs will rclurn; there-will be no big-customer savings lo divide wilh anybody. If manufacturers give government 05 per cent of any part of post-war profits, they must hike prices. That will be an "excess", really, and the whole burden of it will fall on us average consumers. We can only protect ourselves by having proper lax legislation created now, to go into effect as soon as the war ends. food lockers are few, he said, namely in they can be costly If the rent and processing fees arc high; and (2) they are little value unless they are used all the lime. Mr. Bilbrey warned that products iriould not be stored for excessively long periods of time in food lockers. Pork should not be stored for over six months, but beef remains juicy and tasty up lo nine months. Fruits and vegetables, however, i do not slurl losing Iheir high quality nn- lil they have been in storage 12 months. At present lliere are frozen food lockers at Blytheville and-Osceola and plans are now in operation to establish new plants at Manila and Leachville. An example of the appreciation of the frozen food lockers is Ihe Kail State Even . though they live five miles south of Lcachvlllc they maintain two lockers al the Dlytheville "Frozen Foods" plant. Wildy family, last year's Planl-to-Prospcr R«ad Courier News Want Add. Tlie Gulf of Mexico has yielded seven-pound crawfish to the nets of fishermen. Home front accidents killed over 280.000 and injured over 29,000,000 Americans since Pearl Harbor. Ten 40 Acre Farms Two 60 Acre Farms Four 80 Acre Farms Two 120 Acre Farms Two 320 Acre Farms Most o[ these farms arc located at Frailcy, Missouri, and can he shown and rented at our office there, which is 8 miles west of Porta^eville and 7 miles wiHl of Gideon. Two are located near Marston, Missouri. and can be rented at our office there, and two arc located 7 miles northwest of Blythcvillc, Arkansas, in Dunldin County. WILL FINANCE THE OPERATION OF THESE FARMS Write or call John R. Bailey, Por- ragevUle, Mo., or E. B. Gee Cotton Co., Blytheville. SPRING OATS FIELD SEEDS — GARDEN SEEDS SPEAR Poultry, Dairy and Hog Feeds Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main St. Blytheville, Phone 856 B ITORI; YOU decide to cash tlml W;ir Doiul-wnil a minute. t, For Iho lasl 3 years, you've been buying rkimls Mc;idily —saving p;irl of every dollar you earned. You've formed (lie habit of saving. You've been accumulating money against imlbicsecn troubles or a lime of need. You've been working lo build up a ncsl ccg- and liy golly, you've gol Uncle Sam helping you do il! LVery time, you put in S3, he will make il S4—if you liokt your Bond lo maturity. ' You've been toying aside money lo help s,il'ci;iiari! your job after Ilie war, and help guarantee a healthy, prosperous Country for us all. You've been helping lo light inflation and lo keep prices down. Last, bul by no means least, you've been sending yout dollars into Ihc light—backing up G. 1. Joe. You don'l \vanl lo undo all you've, done. Il jusl isn't Mnarl. To say thai it's culling oil'your own nose is lo pnl it very, very mildly. HONT cut oil'your own nose. Hang on lo your War llonds. Hang on lo lliein lill Ihey come, due—and meantime, buy some more! KEEP FAITH WITH OUR FIGHTERS* BUY WAR BONOS FOR This space is a contribution to America's all-out war effoii by Arkansas Grocer Co. L, K. Aslicraft Co. Jos Atkins ?t5achine Shop L. H. Autry, Burdettc A. S. Bivrboro & Co, Barhsdalc Mfg. Co. Blytheville Water Co. The CraftoD Co, Delta Implement*, Inc. Loy Eich Cherrelel C#. Gay & Billings, Inc. Guard's Jewelry & Optical Store Halter's Quality Shoe Shop Happy Hour Grocery & Mkt. Hardaw*y Appliance Ce. Herrick'i Jewelry Hubbard Furniture C«. Huhbard Hwiwiri C«. Huddleston & C*. Jiedel'j Unsston-Wroten Ce. Charlc* S. Lemons Planters Hardware Co., Inc. Tlie New York Stare Pat O'Bryant Palace Caie J. C. Penney C«. Phillips Motor Coo Robinson Drag Co. I. Rosentlul, Inc. Tom W, JacksoK ' j Rustic Inn A. G. Shibley Wholesale Grocer* C. G. Smith Floyd A. Whit e •::'[" Zellner'x Slipper Shop 8TA?f ~- N0THY F9N0 C9BXITTII

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